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" The Oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving : No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest... "
A Day by the Fire: And Other Papers, Hitherto Uncollected - Page 80
by Leigh Hunt - 1870 - 368 pages
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Memoirs of Mrs. Inchbald: Including Her Familiar Correspondence ..., Volume 2

James Boaden - 1833
...the blaze with the departing eVil spirits, of whom play-houses are the proverbial habitations : — " Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving ; A voice of weeping heard and loud lament, The parting Genius is with sighing sent." At this time,...
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Memoirs of Mrs. Inchbald: Including Her Familiar Correspondence ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Inchbald - 1833
...the blaze with the departing evil spirits, of whom play-houses are the proverbial habitations : — " Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving ; A voice of weeping heard and loud lament, The parting Genius is with sighing sent." At this time,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, !\n voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. 175 Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No...
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Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity, Volume 21

Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing - Christianity - 1835
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 1

Giles Fletcher - English poetry - 1836
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1836 - 338 pages
...pretended deiies on the eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum RUM through the arched roof in words deceiving; Apollo...breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...his usurped sway; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceir. ing. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow sh riek the steep of Delphos leaving....
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 2; Volumes 4-5

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1837 - 477 pages
...his earlier pieces, the departure of these pretended deities on the eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can DO more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos lenvim- ; No nightly trance or breathed spell...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...the scaly horror of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his...No nightly trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. xx. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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Synopsis of the Greek Drama Including Biographical Notices ...: With a ...

John William Donaldson - Greek drama - 1838 - 62 pages
...Milton's glorious " Hymn on the Nativity,"* of which I shall quote the first and two concluding stanzas: The oracles are dumb, No voice, or hideous hum, Runs through the arch'd roof in words deceiving: Apollo from his shrine, Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the...
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